We demonstrate the writing of Bragg gratings in As2Se3 microwires. Bragg gratings are written from a 1550 nm laser source; we demonstrate strain sensing with an improved sensitivity of 1.3 pm/µϵ compared to silica-based sensors.
© 2011 OSA
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(060.3735) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings
(160.5335) Materials : Photosensitive materials
R. Ahmad and M. Rochette, "Photosensitivity at 1550 nm and Bragg grating inscription in As2Se3 microwires for sensing applications," in Advanced Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper SOWE1.
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